A WOMAN was assaulted from behind before being held down and robbed of her belongings.
Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses to the attack, which happened in Calcot between 10.30pm and 11pm on Saturday June 25.
The victim, a woman aged in her twenties, was waiting for a friend in an alleyway near Low Lane, Fords Farm.
She was then assaulted, pushed to the floor and held down whilst the offender searched through her pockets, stealing a mobile phone and money before running down the alleyway.
The offender is black, aged between 25 and 35, and slim. He was wearing dark clothing.
The victim sustained injuries to her face, arm, shoulder and lower back.
Police would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed this. Call 101 and ask for PC Nigel Woodall at Newbury local CID.
If you do not want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.